World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year internationally on July 30. This day was created to raise awareness about the serious crime of modern slavery and human trafficking and to promote and protect the rights of affected individuals.
Today, there are more than 40 million women, men and children globally impacted by modern slavery and human trafficking. Among these, more than 15 million are in forced and child marriages, more than 24 million are in situations of labor and/or sex trafficking (see Global Slavery Index) , and about 30% of this overall number are children being exploited (see Global Estimates of Modern Slavery) .
The Salvation Army's Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking (MSHT) Response Committee is collecting anonymous data to help frame discussions for January 2023 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month.
Please take five minutes to fill out this form by answering 7 questions. Once submitted, you will be able to see the answers to each.